Sparkling Grapefruit Zinger

by Heather

Sometimes you just need something easy, light, and refreshing, especially in the midst of this seemingly unending summer heat wave.

sparkling grapefruit zinger

This sparkling grapefruit zinger kicks the fancy factor up a notch with snazzy basil, peach, & lime ice cubes. Feeling really fancy? Make it a cocktail instead.

grapefruit refresher

These ice cubes will add fun & pizazz to any summer beverage, but I especially love them paired with the crisp flavor of the grapefruit juice.

peach ice cubes

Peach Basil Ice Cubes

basil peach ice cubes

by with a Side of Sneakers



  • Water
  • Lime juice
  • Peaches
  • Basil


Dice peaches & rip basil into small pieces.

Fill ice cube trays half full with water.

Add a few peaches & basil pieces to each cube.

Fill remaining space with lime juice.

Freeze & add to favorite beverage or water.

lime ice cubesfancy ice cubes

Sparkling Grapefruit Zinger

grapefruit juice drink

by with a Side of Sneakers



  • Sparkling water
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Batch of Peach Basil Ice Cubes


Place a few Peach Basil Ice Cubes in each glass.

Fill glass with half sparkling water & half grapefruit juice.

Serve & enjoy ice cold.

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Stephanie @ On the Road to RD August 14, 2012 at 10:52 am
Ohhhh man! I see these coming to a champagne glass near me! Looks so refreshing! Stephanie @ On the Road to RD Just blogged...What to Wear :: A Dietetic Intern Style Guide
Tina @ Best Body Fitness August 14, 2012 at 11:21 am
Fancy!!! And yummy looking. I wouldn't turn down a glass of that. Tina @ Best Body Fitness Just blogged...Nutrition Talk: Have Your Cake and Eat it Too
Jamie @ couchtoironwoman August 14, 2012 at 12:08 pm
So simple and looks really yummy! Jamie @ couchtoironwoman Just blogged...Wedding Memories: The Honeymoon
Elizabeth @ The Bare Midriff August 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm
Ooh, these look to refreshing! And healthy, too! Elizabeth @ The Bare Midriff Just blogged...Healthy Living Top 9
Danielle @ Clean food Creative Fitness August 14, 2012 at 3:34 pm
This sounds amazing! So perfect for summer! I love the ice cubes that go along with it! Can't wait to try it out!
Elisabeth @ CHAARG August 14, 2012 at 10:06 pm
YUM YUM YUM! :) Elisabeth @ CHAARG Just blogged...“The only thing that’s holding you back…is YOU”
Danielle @ Itsaharleyyylife August 14, 2012 at 10:19 pm
i love the ideas of making them ice cubes! Danielle @ Itsaharleyyylife Just blogged...Next To The Olympic Gold Medalists
Ann Dunaway Teh @ Nourish & Flourish August 15, 2012 at 2:38 pm
Love this! And it is the perfect use for my ice cube trays when I'm not using them for baby food.
Miranda @ Biting Life August 21, 2012 at 3:55 pm
Mmmmm this looks so good! Can't wait to try it out! I've been looking for some good options for tasty low-calorie drink options. This is perfect!

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